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Meet the ADDitude Experts

The experts featured here are industry leaders and unparalleled sources of information and advice on ADD, ADHD and learning disabilities.

Diagnosing and Treating ADD

Dr. Larry Silver
ADDitude's Senior Medical Advisor, Dr. Larry Silver is a clinical professor of psychiatry at Georgetown Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Here, he answers your questions about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and all aspects of managing ADHD.

Past Medical Q&As
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Parenting ADD/LD Kids

Carol Brady, Ph.D.
A clinical psychologist in private practice in Houston, Texas, Carol Brady specializes in children and families with ADHD. Here, she answers your questions about discipline strategies, self-esteem, and behavior at school.

Past Parenting Q&As
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School and Learning

Karen Sunderhaft
ADDitude's education editor, Karen Sunderhaft has been working with ADHD and LD students for more than 10 years. Here, she answers your questions about study skills, homework, and managing attention and behavior in the classroom.

Past School and Learning Q&As
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Living With Adult ADD

Michele Novotni, Ph.D.
A licensed psychologist and certified school psychologist with over 20 years of experience, Dr. Michele Novotni works with both children and adults with ADHD. Here, she answers your questions about making and keeping friends, navigating social interactions, and keeping all your relationships healthy.

Past Adult ADD Q&As
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Organizing Your Life

Sandy Maynard
A personal performance coach, Sandy Maynard specializes in coaching adults and adolescents with ADHD. Here, she answers your questions about staying organized, meeting deadlines, setting priorities, and reaching goals.

Past Organizer Q&As
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Search the Expert Q&A Database:


ADD Basics
ADD Symptoms & Statistics
Diagnosing ADD
Getting Started
Myths about ADD & LD
Women & ADD
Diagnosing ADD


ADD Medications
About Learning Disabilities
Alternative Therapies Financing Treatment


Behavior & Discipline
Friendships & Social Life
Parenting Skills
Schedules & Organizing
Sports & Hobbies
Talking About ADD & LD
Teens and Young Adults


Accommodations (IEPs & 504 Plans)
Choosing a School
For Teachers
Homework & Study Skills
Meds at School
Organized Student
Reading, Writing, Math
School Behavior & Social Life
Working with School


Gadgets & Gizmos
Healthy Minds & Bodies
Love and Friendships
Managing Time & Money
Organizing the Household
Success on the Job
 
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